Botswana: 2004 Election National Assembly election observer missions

Updated August 2009

National observation

National election observation was undertaken by the Botswana Electoral Support Network (BESNet), founded by the Botswana Council of Churches (BCC), Botswana Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (BOGONGO), the Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU), Botswana National Youth Council (BNYC), Ditshwanelo, Emang Basadi, Lentswe La Basadi Ba Botswana (LLBB) and Worldview Botswana (IEC 2004, 92, 93).

International observation

The following international actors deployed observation missions (IEC 2004, 92, 93):

  • Canadian Consulate
  • Cuban Embassy
  • EISA: Observer mission report [PDF]
  • European Union
  • Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES)
  • Norwegian Embassy
  • Republic of China's Embassy
  • Russian Embassy
  • Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  • SADC Parliamentary Forum
  • Swedish Embassy
  • United States of America's Embassy
  • Women in Law in Southern Africa (WLSA)


INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION 2004 Report to the Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration on the 2004 General Elections, [www] [opens new window] (accessed 8 Mar 2010).